Monday, July 4, 2011

Say it with Firecrackers





Watch THIS for some fun --


Read this:

Believing with you that religion is a matter which lies solely between Man and his God, that he owes account to none other for his faith or his worship, that the legitimate powers of government reach actions only, and not opinions, I contemplate with sovereign reverence that act of the whole American people which declared that their legislature should 'make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof,' thus building a wall of separation between Church and State ... 
--Thomas Jefferson

In these days of strident Christianity, I like to think that this is what our troops are fighting for --

Enjoy this:

Fourth of July, 2002


Happy Fourth of July!

10 comments:

  1. Happy Fourth of July from Calgary AB!
    Much love to you and the family.

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  3. What an adorable picture!

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  4. Ah, Thomas Jefferson. He and I have a few things in common. Two of them are being Virginian and being Unitarian.

    Adorable photo of the boys.

    Best,
    Bonnie

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  5. Wonderful T.J. quote. Thank you.

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  6. That old Thomas Jefferson. He got some stuff right, didn't he?
    Love you Elizabeth.

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  7. That photo of your beautiful beautiful boys! So very precious. Hoping you and your family are having a happy 4th - we are supposed to meet friends to view fireworks, but it's been raining on and off all day, so we'll see...

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  8. p.s. just watched the fred astaire. so perfect.

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  9. i love you elizabeth...and your precious children.

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  10. The boys look so little! Happy fourth of July.

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